“The hundreds of small children who visit Hoops 4 Hope’s after-school programs in Zimbabwe communities are positively affected daily by what Hoops 4 Hope does."
Alex Lawson, a Ross School student who visited Zimbabwe on M-Term, captured these Hoops 4 Hope kids playing basketball after a rainstorm. Alex Lawson
Mark Crandall, the Hoops 4 Hope founder, and Annalina Kazickas, both of Amagansett, at the start of the 109-kilometer Cape Town Cycle Tour around Cape Town’s peninsula, which they completed with a Hoops 4 Hope team. It’s the 13th year Crandall has done the race.

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A battle of the unbeatens
The East Hampton Middle School volleyballers recently defeated the Springs School team 4-1 in a battle of the unbeatens. Above is Alden Powers. Jack Graves

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Michael Semkus, an athlete seen here running in a Katy's Courage race in 2011 and who helped coach the Pierson boys soccer team, died on Monday. Durell Godfrey

Enthusiastic and ready to play
Allura Leggard, who recently competed in the state indoor meet’s 55-meter race, is expected to be one of Yani Cuesta’s versatile competitors this spring. Jack Graves
Jack Louchheim, who will play number-two singles again for East Hampton High’s boys tennis team, has raised $41,000 to build a court at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center. Jack Graves
Maddie Schenck, the varsity softball team’s sophomore catcher, recently broke eight minutes in a 2,000-meter ergometer competition in Boston, which qualified her, she said, to attend the national rowing team’s camp.

It’s gentle, restorative
Roey Ficaro says this, “the reclining bound angle,” which opens the front of the body, is one of restorative yoga’s most important poses.

Lou Reale, East Hampton’s former varsity softball coach, while not a party to John McGeehan’s FOIL lawsuit, has given him his blessing. Jack Graves

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“We’ll be competitive"
The county’s coaches selected Brandon Kennedy-Gay as Suffolk’s small schools player of the year. Jack Graves
East Hampton can expect to have four strong pitchers in Hunter Fromm, Will Mackin, Kyle McKee, and Phillip Zablotsky. Jack Graves